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Why Forgetting Is a Critical Part of Remembering
Hilde Østby, Ylva Østby | Oct 1, 2018
The Østby sisters, one a neuroscientist and the other a writer, explore the uncharted territory of memory in their new book.
Image of the Day: Memory Jogger
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 12, 2018
Scientists can livestream how the mouse brain’s hippocampus maps the physical world and accesses those memories.
To Each His Own
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2017
Every human brain is far more unique, adaptable, and vulnerable than ever suspected.
Minding the Pulse of Memory Consolidation
Richard Kemeny | Jul 28, 2016
Studying sleep spindles could help neuroscientists better understand certain cognitive impairments.
Examining Sleep’s Roles in Memory and Learning
Ashley P. Taylor | Jun 13, 2016
Autonomic nervous system activity during sleep may help explain variation in the extent to which the behavior aids memory consolidation, a study shows.
Pioneering Memory Researcher Dies
Tanya Lewis | May 31, 2016
Suzanne Corkin, who studied the famous patient “H.M.,” has passed away at 79.
Learning with the Lights Out
Jenny Rood | Mar 1, 2016
Researchers are uncovering the link between sleep and learning and how it changes throughout our lives.
Lost Memories Reactivated in Mice
Kerry Grens | May 29, 2015
Using optogenetics, researchers excite selected neurons to reinstate a fear memory that had been blocked.
Mauro Costa-Mattioli: Memory’s Puppeteer
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine. Age: 39
Probing Starling Sleep
Jef Akst | Nov 18, 2014
Birds may provide a new animal model for memory consolidation during sleep, according to research presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this week.